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'I Am Happiest One': Prativa Maharathy Opens Up Over Son's Candidature

Bhubaneswar: Setting aside all speculations, Prativa Maharathy, wife of late BJD leader Pradeep Maharathy has cleared the air by rubbishing media reports regarding her displeasure over son Rudra Pratap’s candidature for Pipili by-election. “I am indebted to the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for giving priority to our family by nominating my son as the party […]

Prativa Maharathy Unhappy Over Son's Candidature For Pipili Bypoll !

Bhubaneswar: After the announcement of the name of Rudra Pratap Maharathy as BJD’s candidate for the upcoming Pipili bypoll, speculations are doing rounds that his mother Prativa, wife of late MLA Pradeep Maharathy was unhappy over the party’s decision. A group of senior leaders from the ruling party had visited Prativa and met her at […]

BJP Slams Odisha Govt For Delay In Construction Of Medical Colleges

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday hit out at BJD-led State government over delay in taking up the construction of the proposed medical colleges in State. Coming down heavily on Odisha Government, BJP State general secretary Lekhashree Samantsinghar said the construction of medical colleges in State has got delayed only […]

CBI Raid Debi Mishra chit fund scam
Seashore Chit Fund Scam: CBI Raids Residence Of BJD MLA Debi Mishra

Bhubaneswar: Expediting investigation into the multi-crore chit fund scams in Odisha, officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided the residence of former minister and BJD leader Debi Mishra in Bhubaneswar in connection with the Seashore chit fund scam. Mishra said the sleuths had come for questioning and also sought documents in this […]

Agri Min Arun Sahoo faces KALIA heat in House

Bhubaneswar: After pandemonium in house on day one, the State Assembly proceedings started smoothly on day two where in the question hour, the Congress party tried to put the Government on the mat on the issue of farmers. As the house assembled, during the question hour, senior Congress leader Tara Bahinipati asked the first question […]

Tathagata, Debi Mishra broker peace at Naveen Nivas

Bhubaneswar: After stirring a political storm with his ‘thief’ remark, BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy on Sunday reportedly dumped his past differences with Debi Mishra. Both the senior leaders buried the hatchet after a meeting with party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today. Rajya Sabha MP Pratap Deb and Pranab Prakash Das, former energy […]

Odisha to make Aerospace and Defence Production Policy in 2017

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today said it would formulate Aerospace and Defence Production Policy and Automobile and Automobile Component Policy in 2017. This was informed by Industries minister Debi Prasad Mishra while replying the debate on the expenditure relating to his department in the assembly. “The state will have two new policies during 2017-18 fiscal […]

Posco’s exit sparks speculation over fate of acquired lands

Bhubaneswar: After Posco-India’s exit from Odisha, the lands in Jagatsinghpur districts acquired by the State for the single largest FDI have become centre of attraction for many. Question arises that who will take this lands and for what purpose? After the steel major pulled out, speculation started doing rounds on the fate of these lands […]

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If one firm goes, others will come: Goyal on Posco's exit offer

Mumbai: Undeterred by Posco-India’s offer to return the land provided for its steel project in Odisha, Union Minister Piyush Goyal today said if one company pulls out, others will come in. “There are more and more opportunities in India and if one company chooses to pull out, others will come in,” Goyal said on the […]

Odisha govt to conduct OSSTET for recruitment of high school teachers

Bhubaneswar: School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra today said the Odisha government has decided to conduct Odisha Secondary School Teachers’ Eligibility Test (OSSTET) for recruitment of high school teachers. Briefing media persons here, the minister said the state government has formulated guidelines for OSSTET which would be conducted by the Board of Secondary […]

BJD to abstain from trust vote against Vyasanagar civic body chairperson

Bhubaneswar: With the infighting in BJD at many urban local bodies mounting by the day, such a conflict in Vyasanagar Municipality today reached the door of party supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik. After CM’s intervention, the regional party today clarified in a press meet that BJD is united and there is no infighting in […]

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BJD: Shah panel's report has not hit its popularity

Buoyed by landslide victory in the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation elections, a senior BJD minister today rejected opposition Congress' demand for Naveen Patnaik's resignation following the Shah Commission's report on the mining scam